Meet a Local in Kyoto - Private Tour
- Know Kyoto like a local: Let your private guide teach you about the history of Kyoto, its districts, where all the main attractions are, the pace of life, and everything else about this fascinating city.
- Get around like a local: Use the maps, schedules, and other materials supplied by your guide to learn where everything is, and how to get there. Find out the best ways to get around. And much more.
- Learn how to act like a local: Your guide will explain the local customs, teach you how to order food, tell you of local places to visit, help you absorb the local ambiance, and learn about eateries, shopping, and daily life.
- Small group is more personal: Share your experience with only the people you know; enjoy the luxury of deeper interaction with your guide and a more flexible itinerary.
About This Kyoto Tour
Here's an opportunity for you and your group to discover Kyoto like insiders. A chance to learn what the locals know about the former Imperial capital; to get the layout of the city, and gain insight into the local culture, so you feel less like tourists, and more like you've been here before.
No fly zone
Please meet in the lobby reception area of your hotel - your guide will be holding a sign with your name on it. You must confirm the name of your hotel at checkout, so we know where to pick you up. Your tour begins there.
As in many cities, keep your wallet or purse secured and leave the bling behind. In need of retail therapy after your tour? Your guide can advise you where to go in search of that "must have" souvenir to take home. Be sure to have some local currency and a backpack for all your great buys.
Plan to walk for approximately 2 miles at a gentle pace. This itinerary can be modified for your private group to accommodate wheelchairs and those with limited mobility. Let us know ahead of time at Hello@GoBe.com.
Walking Tour, Cultural, Scenic, Family Friendly, Private Tour
Public transportation may be used from time to time. Have local currency available for tickets. Your tour may involve walking only.
Ph.D. or MA-level scholar guide
Any charges such as entry fees, public transpiration, food/drink and souvenirs are your responsibility.
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated moderate. Full participation may require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces, steep terrain and/or water activity in a slight current. There may be steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitations should take this into account.
Suitable for all ages.
Special Medical Restriction
If you use a folding wheelchair, we'll do our best to accommodate you with at least 7 days of advanced notice, providing you have someone along to assist you. Email us at Hello@GoBe.com. Accessibility at all venues cannot be guaranteed.
Walks are held rain or shine with some variations to accommodate the weather. If you are running late for your meeting with our guide, we ask that you call to alert us so that we can relay the message to the guide.
Choose your date and time very carefully. Only a portion of this tour is refundable from the time of booking; within 72 hours of operation, it is fully non-refundable.
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